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Sony TV pulls 'Pehredaar Piya ki' off air
Sony TV has pulled off its show Pehredaar Piya Ki from air. There had been a lot of squabble going around the show regarding its storyline. The show had a theme which did not go well with the audience as it depicted a 9-year-old getting married to a girl twice his age.

Also, an online petition had been filed which had gone viral and demanded an immediate closedown of the show.

Recent reports say that the show has finally gone off the air and the channel did not telecast any episode on August 28.

The cast and crew had delegated a plot in which they would show a time leap but suddenly the abrupt closure would be shock for the crew members.

Reports claim that Sony TV has issued an official declaration on the reasons behind taking off the show saying, "Effective 28th August 2017, we are pulling off our programme, Pehredaar Piye Ki, from television. While we understand that the decision to end this serial will be disappointing to those whose creative energies are vested in it, namely, its crew and cast, we (as a channel) are convinced that we will be better served by focusing instead on developing viewer interest in our upcoming, new shows. We are grateful to all the artists, producers and fans of our shows and request you to graciously support the viewership of our newer ventures."

The show garnered a lot of resentment from the viewers with its regressive content. It represented child marriage and distasteful relationship. The petition created furore asking for a ban to the Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani. There was also a pledge to BCCC, requesting the makers to shift it to another time slot because of its inappropriate theme. The makers were also asked to put a disclaimer saying that the show is against child marriage. The makers came quickly with a time leap but unfortunately now it's too late.

Jiten Lalwani, actor from the show said, "Yes. If the episode hasn't aired then you know the news is true."

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